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Author Willson, Margaret, 1953-
Title Seawomen of Iceland : survival on the edge / Margaret Willson.
Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2016]

Author Willson, Margaret, 1953-
Subject Women fishers -- Iceland.
Women fish trade workers -- Iceland.
Women in fisheries -- Iceland.
Women -- Iceland -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 274 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 11, 2016).
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on Icelandic Language, Names, and Landscape; Maps; Introduction: Fishing Expeditions; 1 Survival on the Edge: A Hidden History; 2 In Our Blood: A Lineage of Sea Knowledge; 3 The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Seawomen and the Rise of Hags, Trolls, and Whores; 4 Endurance: Why Do These Women Still Go to Sea?; 5 The Sea's Siren Call: And the Jobs Seawomen Take in Reply; 6 A Balance of Being: Ship Society; 7 Paying to See the Stars: A New Kind of Survival; Appendix A: Historical Seawomen; Appendix B: Age of Women Registered as Seafarers, 2007-11
Appendix C: Number of Female Fishermen, 1998-2011Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Illustrations
ISBN 9780295806471 (electronic bk.)
0295806478 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 949276285
Additional Format Print version: Willson, Margaret, 1953- Seawomen of Iceland. Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2016] 9780295995502 (DLC) 2015046198 (OCoLC)933273610.

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